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    Mastering the perfect glassy finish is all in the prep work. Before starting, you must properly clean, sand, and prime every inch of the surface, or the finish color won't stick well. | Illustration: Gregory Nemec

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      DIY: HOW TO PAINT KITCHEN CABINETS | Give your kitchen a fresh new look with our step-by-step guide to transforming cabinets with paint. | Illustration: Gregory Nemec |

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      How to PAINT KITCHEN CABINETS by THIS OLD HOUSE: Painting kitchen cabinets is, like any painting job, a simple task. But mastering the perfect glassy finish is all in the prep work. Before brush ever hits wood, there has to be a lot of time devoted to getting the surface ready to accept paint. That means properly cleaning, sanding, and priming every inch of the surface, or the finish color won't stick well.

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